"The journey of a tree, from seed to canopy, as seen through the eyes of a little boy keeping pace with its growth. The delight here is in the remarkable cut-paper forms that bring each scene to life. Delicate and meditative."
Quill & Quire
“This touching, romantic debut, written and illustrated by Elly MacKay, presents a story about the life cycle of birth, growth, and renewal through simple text and atmospheric illustrations…Each page promises many rewards through repeated viewings, and the book seems destined to become a classic.”
U.S. Kids Magazines
“I love the passing of the seasons as the boy watches his tree grow—and grows himself! This beautiful story is good for all young children, and it’s a good beginning reader book for Humpty Dumpty fans!”
“Simple words and beautiful illustrations teach the timeless lesson to never give up, and that with love and patience, a dream can turn into a wonderful gift.”
About the Author
Elly MacKay lives by Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada with her husband and children. She attended Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Her artwork is sold in several stores including her Etsy.com shop, Theater Clouds. This is her debut children's book. To learn more about Elly's special illustrative process, visit her online at ellymackay.com and Twitter @theaterclouds.